BOSTON, Mass., September 9, 2019 – SAPinsider, the world’s largest and fastest-growing independent membership organization of SAP professionals with more than 350,000 members, announced strategic investments that will improve the already industry-leading value it provides to the SAP community. Tom LeBlanc has joined the company as its new Managing Editor, John Sellazzo as President of Events, and John Carroll as Chief Revenue Officer. SAPinsider continued the strategic expansion with a new headquarters located centrally in Boston’s Financial District.
“These additions to our executive team represent SAPinsider’s continued commitment to investing in top talent. Their expertise will help us fulfill our mission to operate the largest and most active global community of technology users in the world. They will bring our flagship content and events to the next level, delivering even more value to our global membership, and creating enhanced research-driven engagement programs to our members,” said SAPinsider President and CEO Jamie Bedard.
Tom LeBlanc joins SAPinsider magazine as Managing Editor, bringing with him a track record of success leading B2B publications. At Emerald Expositions, formerly EH Media, LeBlanc executed the launch of magazines and websites that evolved to become the leading business and technology resources for the integration industry. “SAPinsider is already a well-respected and valuable publication. I’m thrilled to get a chance to work with the team to elevate the magazine and website and bring even more value to the SAP community,” LeBlanc said.
John Sellazzo joins SAPinsider as President of Events, bringing 25 years of experience and expertise developing, executing, and scaling conferences and integrated media portfolios. A proven leader in the field, Sellazzo’s previous roles include Senior Vice President and Head of Global Events at Forrester, and General Manager and Senior Vice President at IDG World Expo.
“SAPinsider’s community is unparalleled,” Sellazo said. “I look forward to working with the team to deliver events that continuously improve our member experience.”
As Chief Revenue Officer, John Carroll brings extensive experience in growing communities of global technology and service communities. John is also the CEO, Founder and Board Member of the Service Council, and his prior roles include Vice President of Marketing at Single Source Systems and Vice President of Sales at Aberdeen Group. “I am excited to join SAPinsider’s global team and its rapidly growing community, and to provide enhanced business value for our clients,” Carroll said.
SAPinsider comprises the largest and fastest-growing SAP membership group worldwide, with more than 350,000 members across 45 countries. It provides SAP professionals with invaluable information, strategic guidance, and road-tested advice, through events, magazine articles, blogs, podcasts, interactive Q&As, benchmark reports and webinars. SAPinsider is committed to delivering the latest and most useful content to help SAP users maximize their investment and leading the global discussion on optimizing technology.